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The General Medical Council has the statutory responsibility to set standards for basic medical education and to ensure that these standards are met.
Each year the GMC asks the School to complete a Medical School Annual Return (MSAR) to feed in to their Quality Assurance of Basic Medical Education (QABME) processes.
In 2012-13, as well as providing the MSAR, UCLMS was part of the GMCs regional review of London. The visit took place in November 2012 and the resulting report will be published here once it has been finalised. Several areas of good practice were identified and no serious concers were reported.
*Please note that no outstanding actions were reported in Section B
For the 2011-12 academic session, the GMC has asked the Medical School to complete a Medical School Annual Return (MSAR). The deadline for submission of the 2011-12 MSAR to GMC was the 1st December 2011.
Please find below the 2011-12 UCL Medical School MSAR Submission;
Since 2009-2010, the GMC has asked the Medical School to complete an Enhanced Annual Return (EAR).
- Section A & B: UCLMS Response to previous QABME requirements and recommendations and UCLMS' Self-assessment of compliance with Tomorrow's Doctors 2009 (PDF)
- Section C: UCLMS' Self-assessment of compliance with Tomorrow's Doctors 2009 (Excel)
- Section A: UCLMS Response to previous QABME requirements and recommendations (PDF)
- Section B: UCLMS' Self-assessment of compliance with Tomorrow's Doctors 2009 (PDF)
- Section C: UCLMS Response on Tomorrow's Doctors 2009 (Word)
- UCLMS' Self-assessment of compliance with Tomorrow's Doctors 2009 - Annex 1 (Excel)
- UCL Student Profile and Outcomes 2009-10 - Annex 2 (Excel)
- Glossary of terms (Word)
Previous GMC Annual Returns on Policies and Responses
The Annual Monitoring Report was introduced in 2006-7 by the College QMEC to assist in the preparation for the IQR. It is completed by all UCL academic departments and the year before a department is due to have an IQR it will complete an Augmented AMR.
Annual Monitoring Exercise 2011-12
It is a UCL requirement for each programme to produce an Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) as a means for College to monitor and enhance the quality of teaching and learning. Each report gives an account of issues from the previous academic year.
MBBS AMR 2011-12
Past AMR Reports
- MBBS AMR 2009-10 (PDF)
- MBBS AMR 2008-09 (PDF)
- MBBS Programme Organiser’s Augmented Annual Monitoring Report 2003/4 to 2007/08 (PDF)
- Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Committee Summary 2007-08 (PDF)
- External Scrutineer Report 2007-08 (PDF)
- MBBS AMR 2007-08 (PDF)
- MBBS AMR 2006-07 (PDF)
- Intercalated BSc Annual Monitoring Reports
The Internal Quality Review (IQR) is UCL's central academic quality management and enhancement process and includes all academic departments of UCL.
The Medical School iunderwent an IQR in 2010. The full timetable of the process can be found below, along with the School's Self-Evaluative Statement and a glossary of terms:
The Service Increment For Teaching (SIFT) is a funding stream provided by the Health Authority to all NHS Trusts involved in undergraduate medical education. NHS London requires the Medical School to provide an annual report covering all financial and quality processes relating to SIFT funding. These reports can be seen below.
- SIFT Annual Report 2011-12 (PDF) (appendices included)
- SIFT Annual Report 2010-11 (PDF)
- SIFT Annual Report 2009-10 (PDF) (appendices included)
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